Definitions

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  • adj. Not scenic.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ scenic

Examples

  • We decided against that peninsula because we are not fond of the excessive heat and humidity thereabouts and we also found the peninsula to be a bit of a scrubby and unscenic flat and undistinguished land except perhaps in the southern part approaching other parts of Southern Mexico and along certain coastal corridors.

    Retiring in Yucatan

  • New Jersey offers a mostly good trip, but from New York City it's quite a drive plan on spending at least two unscenic hours in the car just getting there.

    Tasty Trails Around the Region

  • The curtains on all the windows were closed against the decidedly unscenic view of a utility pole and a hideous orange house across the pavement, but one of the three garage doors on the ground level was open, and a talk radio show was playing.

    The Dangerous Hour

  • We took the three lakes at easy speed, persuading ourselves that scenes fog would not let us see were unscenic.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 59, September, 1862

  • "What loggers had not gotten, fires and floods had finished off so that much of the landscape of western North Carolina had become decidedly unscenic," Whisnant wrote.

    News & Record Article Feed

  • The peloton rolling along the unscenic, flat terrain

    steephill.tv bike travelogue

  • And so, not long after the bus emerged from the western exit of the Lincoln Tunnel on a recent Friday morning to begin a most unscenic tour, Mr. Baron addressed the question of whether there would ever be confirmation of Tony's existence beyond the booth at Holsten's Confectionery in Bloomfield, N.J. Along with, of course, the impetus to keep the Sopranos tour bus and commercial machine rolling deep into the next decade.

    NYT > Home Page

  • My brother and my nephew and I piled into my brother's car and I drove everyone across Michigan from Holland (on the Lake Michigan side of the state) over to Ann Arbor across the incredibly unscenic I-96 to US 23 to M-14 and then on to I-94 and finally exit at Ann Arbor Saline Rd and a $30 parking spot at Pioneer High, about a half mile from the stadium.

    The Griddle

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